Instinct Quotes

β€œIt was instinctive, the way ...

β€œIt was instinctive, the way I fell for you. Like an effortless intake of breath.” -Josh Walker
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I don't think God really ever wanted pe...

I don't think God really ever wanted perfection if he designed the things he made with an instinct to screw up -Derrick Brown
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You must never give in to despair, allow yourself to slip down that road ...

You must never give in to despair, allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength. ~ Uncle Iroh
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." β€” George Orwell
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"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road a...

"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength." - Uncle Iroh
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"I am instinctively hostile to any kind of devotion. Cer...

"I am instinctively hostile to any kind of devotion. Certainty is my enemy. I'm all about doubtβ€” questioning oneself and the nature of reality constantly." - Anthony Bourdain
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"As man advances in civilisation, and small tribes are united into larger communities, the s...

"As man advances in civilisation, and small tribes are united into larger communities, the simplest reason would tell each individual that he ought to extend his social instincts and sympathies to all the members of the same nation, though personally unknown to him." - Charles Darwin
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"He's simply got the i...

"He's simply got the instinct for being unhappy highly developed." β€” Saki
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"Never give in to despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road a...

"Never give in to despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest time hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength."
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β€œThe opinion of each person matters. All opinions are subjective. We sh...

β€œThe opinion of each person matters. All opinions are subjective. We should stop relying on others’ views and start believing in our own instinct whatever position in the society we have. All are equal.” ― Maria Karvouni
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"If I don't stimulate my huma...

"If I don't stimulate my human nature, my instincts, I will not die, but degenerate to death!"
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You must never give in to despair! Allow yourself to slip down that road ...

You must never give in to despair! Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength -Uncle Iroh
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"A solitary being is by...

"A solitary being is by instinct a wanderer." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
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"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap betwee...

"The great enemy of clear language is insincerity. When there is a gap between one's real and one's declared aims, one turns as it were instinctively to long words and exhausted idioms, like a cuttlefish spurting out ink." β€” George Orwell
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β€œKeep trying, stay humble, trust your ins...

β€œKeep trying, stay humble, trust your instincts. Most importantly, act. When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” - Yogi Berra
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"When in doubt, refrain from trusting your heart and gut instinct. Rather, ask what are the ...

"When in doubt, refrain from trusting your heart and gut instinct. Rather, ask what are the probabilities and trust them. The odds never lie, and prove a solid bedrock for decision making at any time, but they prove especially useful while your emotions are troubled." - Ravi Silari
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β€œThe instinct of a man is to pursue e...

β€œThe instinct of a man is to pursue everything that flies from him, and to fly from all that pursues him.” --Voltaire
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Just as easy to form the habit of succeeding,...

Just as easy to form the habit of succeeding, as it is to succumb to the habit of failure. Habits aren't instincts; they're acquired reactions.
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"Since the French Revolution influence of woman has declined in proportion to her rights and clai...

"Since the French Revolution influence of woman has declined in proportion to her rights and claims; these have proven a symptom of weakening and deadening of the most womanly of instincts. There is stupidity in this, almost masculine stupidity, of which a sensible woman is ashamed of." - Nietzsche
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"The main things which seem to me important on their own account, an...

"The main things which seem to me important on their own account, and not merely as means to other things, are knowledge, art, instinctive happiness, and relations of friendship or affection." β€” Bertrand Russell
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Good instincts tell you what...

Good instincts tell you what to do long before your head has figured it out. - Michael Burke
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Be a good animal, t...

Be a good animal, true to your animal instincts. - D.H. Lawrence
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β€œFollow your instincts. T...

β€œFollow your instincts. That's where true wisdom manifests itself.” - Oprah Winfrey
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β€œThe very essence of instinct...

β€œThe very essence of instinct is that it's followed independently of reason.” -Charles Darwin
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"β€œIf you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you a...

"β€œIf you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are opportunities to change things, then there is a possibility that you can contribute to making a better world.” -Noam Chomsky
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"A great artist has...

"A great artist has no instinct of self-preservation" - Unknown
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Physical bravery is an animal inst...

Physical bravery is an animal instinct; moral bravery is a much higher and truer courage. --Wendell Phillips
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"You must never give into despair. Allow yours...

"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender yourself to your lowest instincts." - Uncle Iroh, ATOL
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β€œTrust your instincts, and make judgements ...

β€œTrust your instincts, and make judgements on what your heart tells you. The heart will not betray you.” ― David Gemmell, Fall of Kings
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"To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foo...

"To revolt is a natural tendency of life. Even a worm turns against the foot that crushes it. In general, the vitality and relative dignity of an animal can be measured by the intensity of its instinct to revolt." - Mikhail Bakunin
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"Humor is the insti...

"Humor is the instinct for taking pain playfully." ~ Max Eastman
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"If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you a...

"If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are opportunities to change things, then there is a possibility that you can contribute to making a better world." -Noam Chomsky
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β€œInstinct is the...

β€œInstinct is the nose of the mind.” Madame De Girardin
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"Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; th...

"Cleanliness and order are not matters of instinct; they are matters of education, and like most great things, you must cultivate a taste for them." - Benjamin Disraeli
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"The basic instinct of every animal on this pl...

"The basic instinct of every animal on this planet is to survive. Anything that can change that is not a force to be reckoned with." - my father
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"Wearing A Costume And Pretending To B...

"Wearing A Costume And Pretending To Be Someone Else Goes Against My Every Instinct As An Actor" - Calculon 2.0 3013-3013
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"If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you as...

"If you assume that there is no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, that there are opportunities to change things, then there is a possibility that you can contribute to making a better world." - Noam Chomsky
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"The tragedy of humanity is that we have s...

"The tragedy of humanity is that we have stone age instincts, medieval institutions, and god-like powers with technology" -Ed Wilson
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My Instincts Had Always Told Me Th...

My Instincts Had Always Told Me That Food is The Most Powerful Medicine - Christine Bou Sleiman (MS RDN CLT)
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"Instinct is a marvelous thi...

"Instinct is a marvelous thing. It can neither be explained nor ignored." β€” Agatha Christie
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We rarely live by instinct, ...

We rarely live by instinct, because it has been submerged by our addictions. – Sherry Rogers
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You must never give in to despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you ...

You must never give in to despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength. ~ Iroh, Avatar: The Last Airbender
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"What we call rational grounds for our b...

"What we call rational grounds for our beliefs are often extremely irrational attempts to justify our instincts". -Thomas Huxley
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If every instinct you have ...

If every instinct you have is wrong, then the opposite would have to be right --Seinfeld
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β€œOur most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us w...

β€œOur most basic instinct is not for survival but for family. Most of us would give our own life for the survival of a family member, yet we lead our daily life too often as if we take our family for granted." - Paul Pearshall
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"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road ...

"You must never give into despair. Allow yourself to slip down that road and you surrender to your lowest instincts. In the darkest times, hope is something you give yourself. That is the meaning of inner strength." -Uncle Iroh
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"Someplace warm. A place where the beer flows like wine. Where bea...

"Someplace warm. A place where the beer flows like wine. Where beautiful women instinctively flock like the salmon of Capistrano. I'm talking about a little place called Aspen." Lloyd from Dumb and Dumber
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"Instinct is a lie, Told...

"Instinct is a lie, Told by a fearful body, Hoping to be wrong" - Guru Laghima
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"To hang on from day to day and from week to week, spinning out a present ...

"To hang on from day to day and from week to week, spinning out a present that had no future, seemed an unconquerable instinct, just as ones lungs will always draw the next breath so long as there is air available. " George Orwell
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As if one believed anything by ins...

As if one believed anything by instinct! One believes things because one has been conditioned to believe them.
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"instinct is a lie told by a fearful body hoping to be ...

"instinct is a lie told by a fearful body hoping to be wrong, it means if you base your expectations by one what you see, you blind yourself to the possibilities." -Zaheer
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"Everyone carries a piece of the puzzle. Nobody come...

"Everyone carries a piece of the puzzle. Nobody comes into your life by mere coincidence. Trust your instincts. Do the unexpected. Find the others." ― Timothy Leary
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"But it is not love and not even sympathy upon which S...

"But it is not love and not even sympathy upon which Society is based in mankind. It is the conscience -- be it only at the stage of an instinct -- of human solidarity."
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The wise are instructed by reason, average m...

The wise are instructed by reason, average minds by experience, the stupid by necessity and the brute by instinct. -Marcus Tullius Cicero
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A business has to be involving, it h...

A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts. – Richard Branson
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"It is not our thoughts, nor our actions that define us. ...

"It is not our thoughts, nor our actions that define us. But rather what defines us are the primeval urges that control our instincts, the nagging voice in the back of our minds."
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If you assume that there’s no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assum...

If you assume that there’s no hope, you guarantee that there will be no hope. If you assume that there is an instinct for freedom, there are opportunities to change things, there’s a chance for you to contribute to making a better world. That’s your choice. ~ Noam Chomsky
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"Criminal: A person with predatory in...

"Criminal: A person with predatory instincts who has not sufficient capital to form a corporation." - Clarence Darrow
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